Barack Obama’s personal chef, Tafari Campbell, was married to Sherise and had two children before his death. Let’s get to know his family. Spouses and twin children.
Former President Barack Obama’s family is mourning the loss of a loved one: Tafari Campbell, the family’s personal cook.
He reportedly drowned near the couple’s Martha’s Vineyard property, police said.
After his death, many want to know more about his family, especially his grieving wife and children. So read on to learn more about his personal life aside from preparing meals for the Obamas.
Who was Tafari Campbell married to?
Tafari Campbell was a former aide to President Barack Obama during his tenure.
Originally from Dumfries, Virginia, Campbell worked specifically as Obama’s sous-chef at the White House.
The late culinary star created the legendary White House honey ale from Michelle Obama’s infamous South Lawn Garden honey.
After Obama left the office, Campbell continued as her personal chef.
Who is Tafari Campbell’s wife? About his personal life: Tafari Campbell was not only a celebrity chef, he also had a lovely family and was married to a woman named Sherise.
Campbell and his wife were married for years until he passed away in July 2023.
Who is Sherise Campbell?
Sherise Campbell is the grieving partner of the late Tafari Campbell, former US President Barack Obama’s personal chef.
Sherise is also considered a professional cook.
There is currently no information on her educational background, her profession, her parents, siblings and other biographical facts.
Campbell’s wife, Sherise, shared a photo of him on her Instagram Story following the confirmation of his death. “Heartbroken,” she wrote with a heartbroken emoji.
How many children did Tafari Campbell have?
Before his death he was a father. He had two children; all sons. More specifically, twins to be precise.
He shared all of his children, who are named Xavier and Savin, with his now-widowed wife, Sherise.
There are no further details about his children.
What happened to Tafari Campbell?
On July 24, it was reported that Tafari Campbell drowned while paddling on the Edgartown Great Pond near the Obamas’ summer home.
On Sunday, July 23, emergency services responded to a call stating that “a male paddleboarder who had entered the water appeared to have brief difficulty staying on the surface, then went under and did not surface.”
After the investigation, it was reported that the man was Campbell.
A statement from the Obamas said: “Tafari was a beloved part of our family. When we first met him, he was a talented sous chef at the White House – creative and passionate about food and his ability to bring people together.
“In the years that followed, we got to know him as a warm, funny and extremely friendly person who made all of our lives a little bit better.
“Therefore, as we prepared to leave the White House, we asked Tafari to stay with us, and he generously agreed. He’s been part of our lives ever since and it breaks our hearts that he’s gone.”